Millsaps College


How can I locate AV materials in the library?

Audio/Visual materials include such formats as CD's, VHS tapes, and DVD's, etc.

Step 1: To search for Audio/Visual materials specifically, you need the Advanced Keyword Search of the Library Catalog.

Step 2: Type in what you are looking for into the search boxes (either by title or by keyword)

Step 3: Select the appropriate limit from the material type drop down menu

  • Material Type: DVD or VHS, DVD, Videocassette, Music CD Audiobook, 33 RPM/Vinyl Record
Step 4: Write down the call number of the item you want, ask for it at the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.

Most audiovisuals are designated by these prefixes in their call numbers:

  • DVD: DVD recording
  • VR: Video recording
  • CD: Compact Disc
  • C: Audiocassette
  • RB: Recorded Book (Book on Tape)
  • R, MD, or ER:  33RPM Records are on the online catalog and can be found shelved along the back wall of the main floor near the group study rooms and in the SE corner of the periodicals room.
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